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« Last Edit: 06/01/2017 11:13 am by FutureSpaceTourist »

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Sawyer R.‏Verified account @thenasaman 2m2 minutes ago

The #Falcon9 rests on it's side now. Soon it will raise up vertical ahead of tonight's #CRS11 launch set for 5:55pm ET
https://twitter.com/thenasaman/status/870236324988686336

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Scott M‏ @Restrantek 3m3 minutes ago

Falcon down. Launch Complex 39-A @NASAKennedy @SpaceNews360 #CRS11 #SPX11
https://twitter.com/Restrantek/status/870236392181424128

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Going vertical
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And vertical
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Nice Dargon close-up from Robin Seemangal

https://twitter.com/nova_road/status/870249241964367872

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The SpaceX #CRS-11 mission patch is a nice nod to CRS-4 patch, the mission that first flew this Dragon capsule. ♻

https://twitter.com/payloadwrangler/status/870244871638044673

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Better photos of the lift to vertical this morning while we were setting up remotes:








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Awesome photos Mike. Used and accredited :)

And now for William Graham's Feature Article!
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/06/spacex-falcon-9-crs-11-dragon-iss-100th-39a/

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James Dean‏Verified account @flatoday_jdean 13m13 minutes ago

Launch day forecast still 70% "go" for F9/Dragon liftoff from KSC at 5:55pm ET. Concerns:  Anvil/Cumulus Cloud Rules #CRS11

https://twitter.com/flatoday_jdean/status/870283693558042624

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Falcon 9 and Dragon on Pad 39A at @NASAKennedy. Weather is 70% favorable for today’s 5:55 p.m. EDT, 21:55 UTC launch.

https://twitter.com/spacex/status/870298327979442178
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Raining now with thunderstorm.   Everything right now is pushing from the southwest to the northeast.  Waiting for seabreeze to start pushing this stuff inland.

And to note... this is a dying storm right now.
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Showers rolling through KSC, as predicted. Launch of SpaceX #CRS11 about four hours away.

https://twitter.com/flatoday_jdean/status/870337743204876289

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Phase II lightning @ SLF. Lots of storms firing off along the sea breeze just inland.

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CRS-11 Technical Webcast


CRS-11 Hosted Webcast


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Well... the not so great news is that its all slowly drifting east... exact opposite of forecast.

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NASA TV will cover launch as well beginning 5pm ET.
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/#public
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Update here.  Still going to proceed with count at this point.  Fueling of RP-1 coming up in just over 25mins.

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